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Modern Economic Realities

Incentives  The rich need high wages, bonuses and stock options: the poor need low wages and cuts in benefits. Outcomes The Haves, the Have Nots and the Have Lots Dedicated to George Osborne, British Chancellor of the Exchequer and social … Continue reading

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Military Service Act, 1916: Conscription

The Military Service Act changed Britain forever. The act meant that the state had the right to put British men in lethal danger i.e. the trenches. But these reluctant warriors didn’t want to fight and, worse, they were literally second … Continue reading

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